Definition of Landsteiner

1. Noun. United States pathologist (born in Austria) who discovered human blood groups (1868-1943).

Exact synonyms: Karl Landsteiner
Generic synonyms: Diagnostician, Pathologist

Medical Definition of Landsteiner

1. Karl, Austrian-U.S. Pathologist and Nobel laureate, 1868-1943. See: Landsteiner-Donath test, Donath-Landsteiner cold autoantibody, Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landsteiner

Landolt's bodies
Landouzy-Dejerine dystrophy
Landry's paralysis
Landry-Guillain-Barre syndrome
Landry syndrome
Landschutz tumour
Landsteiner (current term)
Landsteiner-Donath test
Landstrom's muscle
Landzert's fossa
Lane's Prince Albert
Lane's disease

Literary usage of Landsteiner

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1. Pathogenic microorganisms by William Hallock Park (1920)
"Landsteiner and Popper (1909) reported the transmission of acute poliomyelitis to apes. They inoculated the spinal cord intraperi- toneally and produced ..."

2. Infection and Resistance: An Exposition of the Biological Phenomena by Hans Zinsser (1918)
"The problem is experimentally complicated by the fact that, as Landsteiner 73 suggests, the antigen may often be present as a lipoid-protein combination, ..."

3. The Journal of Medical Research by American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists (1908)
"Donath. Wien. Klin. Wochenschr., 1900, 497. 7. Donath and Landsteiner. ... 19. Landsteiner. Wiener Klin. Wochenschr., 1901. 20. Landsteiner and ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"In 1908 began the very important experimental studies of the disease; in that year, Landsteiner and Popper successfully infected monkeys with the ..."

5. Nervous and mental disease monograph series (1913)
"Landsteiner and Popper were the first experimentally to reproduce indisputable ... The results of Landsteiner and Popper were extended and corroborated by ..."

6. Acute poliomyelitis by Otto Ivar Wickman (1913)
"Landsteiner and Popper were the first experimentally to reproduce indisputable ... The results of Landsteiner and Popper were extended and corroborated by ..."

7. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"The virus of poliomyelitis exists not only in the tissues but also in the secretions of the nasopharynx of monkeys, as shown by Landsteiner, ..."

8. A New Guide to the Collections in the Library of the American Philosophical by J. Stephen Catlett (1987)
"Correspondence of Dr. George M. Mackenzie with friends and associates of Land- steiner; memoranda of conversations; notes and recollections of Landsteiner ..."

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